Philadelphia News for May 10th 2013

Greening scores late to lift Sens past Flyers, 3-1 – Hamilton Spectator
PHILADELPHIA Colin Greening scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period, and the Ottawa Senators snapped a five-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night in NHL action. Flyers forward Claude Giroux was hit … More…

USS Somerset to be commissioned in Philadelphia – Philly.com
“Somerset is an important ship for the Navy and our nation and commissioning her in the Port of Philadelphia will make the event even more meaningful,” Mabus said in the release issued by Toomey’s office. “Once I learned it was possible to commission … More…

Philadelphia Inquirer returns to newsstands on Saturdays
newsstand The tipster who sent this Philadelphia Inquirer memo from this afternoon writes: “Combine this with the TP [Times-Picayune] news [about a new street tabloid] and one would surmise print's the new news delivery system these days!
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Philadelphia forges ahead in offering LGBT rights, benefits
Nutter, city and state lawmakers and gay rights advocates said the legislation makes Philadelphia the first city in the U.S. to offer tax credits to companies that extend the same health care coverage to LGBT employees' domestic partners and their More…

Five Reasons It's Hard Being a Fan of the Philadelphia Eagles
You also know by now that any time somebody says something negative about the fans in Philadelphia, this rather humorous moment will be quick to be brought up. It is easy to recite without the proper context, and many have become guilty of doing so More…

Philly mayor signing LGBT rights legislation touted as the most comprehensive
PHILADELPHIA ??? Mayor Michael Nutter signed legislation Thursday to afford equal rights to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, saying he hoped Philadelphia would become “the most LGBT-friendly” city in the world. Nutter, city and state … More…

Philadelphia Union's Danny Cruz selected to EA SPORT FIFA 13 Ultimate Team
Philadelphia Union midfielder Danny Cruz has been named to the EA SPORTS(TM) FIFA 13 Ultimate Team of the Week, a group of players throughout the world selected each week for their high level of play. Cruz joins the FIFA 13 Ultimate Team of the Week More…

Philadelphia Abortion Murder Trial Has National Impact
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For weeks, jurors in Philadelphia heard grim testimony about deaths and squalor at Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s inner-city abortion clinic. While they listened, the murder case reverberated far beyond the courtroom, changing ??? at least … More…

LeSean McCoy: Philadelphia Eagles still love Andy Reid
The Philadelphia Eagles as an organization decided it was time for a change after 14 years, but Andy Reid still has a prominent place in the hearts of his former players. "We all love coach Reid to death," running back LeSean McCoy told "NFL Total More…

Man Shoots, Kills Cabbie | NBC 10 Philadelphia
Picking up a fare turned deadly for a taxi driver early this morning after the man he picked up opened fire.
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Philadelphia Phillies: Life Without Roy Halladay
May 5, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay (34) delivers to the plate during the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports. Without Roy Halladay … More…

Sports digest: Philadelphia Eagles sign Stanford tight end Zach Ertz before
Former Stanford tight end Zach Ertz was among five draft picks signed by the Philadelphia Eagles onThursday, the eve of their three-day rookie camp. Ertz was taken in the second round. After taking part in the rookie camp that begins Friday under new More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Cliff Lee had a 7.30 strikeouts-to-walks ratio in 2012, the best mark of any major league pitcher. Lee also had a 3.16 ERA (15th best in the National League) and a 1.11 WHIP (10th in the NL), but More…

Historic Philadelphia Presents Family-Friendly Tours, Special
Truly, no visit to Philadelphia is complete without taking in the sights and attractions of Philadelphia's historic district. As the birthplace of the.
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Jury begins 8th day of deliberations in US abortion doctor case
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A Philadelphia jury started its eighth day of deliberations on Thursday in the murder trial of a doctor accused of killing babies and a patient during late-term abortions at a clinic that served low-income women. Dr. Kermit More…

Philadelphia Eagles: Chip Kelly Has Been Studying Matt Barkley for Years
COMMENTARY | Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly spent years doing his homework on USC quarterback Matt Barkley, his team's fourth round draft pick. After competing head-to-head with Barkley the previous four seasons in the Pac 12, Kelly More…

Deadly Police-Involved Shooting In Southwest Philadelphia << CBS
The incident happened at about 9 p.m. on the 2200 block of South 77th Street. More…

Philadelphia Phillies (16-19) at Arizona Diamondbacks (19-15), 9:40 pm (ET)
They hope the young hurler can pitch them to a season high-tying fourth straight victory on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies. Corbin has gone at least six innings and allowed two runs or fewer in each of More…

Grading Each Philadelphia Phillies Regular Up to This Point
The Philadelphia Phillies are coming off a series in San Francisco which saw the resilient Philadelphia squad win two of three games and nearly steal the third game to complete the sweep. This team is in desperate need of a hot stretch, and maybe this … More…

With Philadelphia Union shuffling defense, Gabriel Farfan gets opportunity for
CHESTER, Pa. – Through the first nine games of the season, Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth has started the same four players along the backline. Because of an injury to starting center back Jeff Parke (left hamstring strain) and a red-card More…

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